freeCodeCamp Challenge Guide: Get Data from POST Requests

Get Data from POST Requests


Problem Explanation

Just like using req.query we can do req.body to get our data. This challenge is very similar to “Get Query Parameter Input from the Client.”

In order to get data from a post request a general format is:


Hints

Hint 1

app.post(PATH, function(req, res) {
  // Handle the data in the request
});

Solutions

Solution 1 (Click to Show/Hide)
app.post("/name", function(req, res) {
  // Handle the data in the request
  var string = req.body.first + " " + req.body.last;
  res.json({ name: string });
});
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